Turning Water into Wine: A Look into this Enormous Business
August 26, 2014
Hosted by Peter Weitz
Nearly everyone who’s enjoyed a good Cabernet (or better yet, visited the vineyard that produced it) has fantasized about going into the wine business. After all, not only is wine one of life’s great pleasures, it’s also an increasingly marketable commodity: Sales of wine in the United States increased by 2% in 2012, hitting a new all-time high of $34.6 billion, according to wine industry consultant Jon Frederikson. In fact, there are some publicly traded wine companies that have experienced a 5000% growth in stock price since 2012 alone. Join Peter Weitz. On the In Black and Weitz Radio program Tuesday August 26, 2014, as he welcomes certified Sommelier Marc Schlossberg to discuss the massive growth and popularity of this industry. In Black and Weitz Airs at 10AM eastern and 7AM Pacific on Voice America Business (www.voiceamericabusiness.com)
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Ayn Rand said that there are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil. In Black and Weitz, and show host Peter Weitz will address the most pressing matters in business without bias. In fact, the data will support his vision of harnessing the power of key investment and business data points to deliver unbiased (and unemotional) opinions with strong conviction. His guests will have a similar approach. He intends to spotlight industry leaders, corporate executives and consultants, by covering a myriad of business and investment topics to educate listeners like you based on their expertise. Some topics that can be expected to be covered include Investments, Innovation, 401(K) plans, HR technology, and Retirement. If you are interested in learning about and solving complex business and investment issues, presented in a manner that is simple to understand, then tune in.
Peter Weitz, is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (c) and a Senior Vice President and equity partner of Fusion Analytics Investment Partners. He joined the industry over ten years ago after spending 13 years in real estate development in Washington, DC. After several years working for a large retail wire house, he became uncomfortable with the inherent conflicts of interest at major brokerage institutions and joined Fusion Analytics in 2009, overseeing their South East Region. A dual graduate of George Washington University, Peter holds both an undergraduate degree in business and a Master’s Degree in Finance. His primary areas of practice include corporate 401(K) and defined benefit plans assisting plan sponsors with their investment, fiduciary, employee education and compliance responsibilities, as well as individual retirement planning and wealth retention. He has published several articles and spoken on numerous panels regarding ERISA regulations as they pertain to defined contribution and benefit plans and has been recognized as a top performer nationally in the 401(K) market place by several 401(K) plan providers.
In his spare time, he is a passionate golfer, a gourmet cook, a dog lover and an oenophile. He currently resides in Coral Springs, Florida.